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Month: October 2017

Kay Dubie and Liz Tucker receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Marianne Wilkinson and Allan Hubley, recognized Kay Dubie and Liz Tucker’s dedication to the community at today’s City Council meeting by presenting them with the Mayor’s City Builder Award. Kay Dubie began her volunteer work at the Kanata Seniors Centre in The Craft Group as a volunteer knitter and soon became and continues to be the Chair of the Kanata Seniors Craft Group. In this role she coordinates the operations…
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Mayor’s Annual Christmas Card Contest

It may not be snowing yet, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! Once again this year students from elementary schools across the city will have the opportunity to participate in my annual Christmas Card Contest!  As part of this fun initiative, we feature our favourite holiday themed artwork from a local student as the cover of my 2017 Christmas Card! Elementary school children from all Ottawa schools and school boards are…
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Sample local food, Beau’s beer, and enjoy live music – including a performance by Eva Avila – all while exploring a local farm

Ottawa 2017’s newest Agri 150 experience takes place this Saturday Ottawa – Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, is pleased to announce a new Agri 150 experience. A free, fun-filled day will unfold this weekend at the Just Food Farm with Good Food Celebrations. Good Food Celebrations (Free)                                                                                                Saturday, October 14 (rain or shine) 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Just Food Farm, 2389 Pepin Court Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate…
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Experience Mìwàte!

Free dynamic lighting experience at the Chaudière Falls Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are thrilled to launch Mìwàte: Illumination of Chaudière Falls. The experience officially opens to the public tomorrow at 7 p.m., offering the first public access in decades to one of the region’s most impressive natural landmarks. ABOUT MÌWÀTE Based on an original concept by Ottawa 2017, Mìwàte was created and produced by the Ottawa 2017…
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My remarks at the Bike Ottawa AGM, October 2, 2017

Check against delivery Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Bonsoir Mesdames et Messieurs. It is a pleasure to join all of you this evening for the Bike Ottawa Annual General Meeting. I would like to thank Bike Ottawa, your President, Gareth Davies, and your Board, for welcoming me tonight. I don’t have to tell any of you that Gareth is a tireless cycling advocate here in Ottawa, who was recently named the recipient of this year’s…
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